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Learn to Make a French Knot Like a Pro!

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Kristin Nicholas, knitwear, embroidery and textile designer, has a great new video tutorial on her website that explains the often frustrating French Knot stitch.

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How to Hand-Sew a Buttonhole

How to Hand-Sew a Buttonhole

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Why use a machine for what your hands can do better? Making buttonholes the old-fashioned way lends a charming touch to your finished projects!

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How to Turn a Photo of Your Pet into a Thread Painting

How to Turn a Photo of Your Pet into a Thread Painting

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Use a light box to trace the details of a photo of your pet, then let the fun begin. Drop the feed dogs on your sewing machine and play with different shades of thread as you fill in the picture with free-motion stitching—you'll be surprised how easy it is!

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The Latest Trend in Sewing Machines Is BIG!

The Latest Trend in Sewing Machines Is BIG!

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Last week I attended the Bernina National Artisans’ Reunion in Chicago and had an opportunity to play on the new Bernina 830 sewing and embroidery machine and to learn about how Bernina is reaching out to the next generation of sewers.

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How to Make a Mouse Toy for Your Favorite Cat

How to Make a Mouse Toy for Your Favorite Cat

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This felt mouse toy is the perfect treat for your favorite cat. Fill it with catnip or jingle bells and get ready for hours of feline fun.

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How to Make a Mosaic Tile Portrait of Your Pet

How to Make a Mosaic Tile Portrait of Your Pet

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Try something new with your photos...copy them onto Inkjet Fabric Sheets and cut them up! You'll be amazed at what you can come up with when you put them back together!

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Etsy Hearts Erika Kern: We Know the Feeling

Etsy Hearts Erika Kern: We Know the Feeling

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If you are already a HUGE fan of Erika's, it will come as no surprise to hear that her awesome CraftStylish valentine is being featured this week on Etsy. Check it out and share the love.

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Urban Threads Wants to Be Your Valentine�Enter to Win the Crafty Love Giveaway!

Urban Threads Wants to Be Your Valentine�Enter to Win the Crafty Love Giveaway!

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Enter to win a whole stash of cool hand-embroidery stuff.

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How to Embroider a Chew Toy for Mans (My) Best Friend

How to Embroider a Chew Toy for Man's (My) Best Friend

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Dust off your embroidery machine—this is a great beginner project. Add your dog's name using built-in lettering or a silly smiley face to one of these chew toys—I'll help you every step of the way!

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Calling All CraftStylish Embroidery Machine Owners!!!

Calling All CraftStylish Embroidery Machine Owners!!!

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CraftStylish is what its members bring to the table! I want to know what's on your mind—what kind of tutorials, information, and links are you looking for.

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Neawear--Unique Jewelry and Wall Wear

Neawear--Unique Jewelry and Wall Wear

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Check out this inspiring story of how this graphic designer in Montreal, Canada, turns hand embroidery and jewelry designer.

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Fantastic Craft Classes at Home Ec in Los Angeles!

Fantastic Craft Classes at Home Ec in Los Angeles!

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Sew Darn Cute author Jenny Ryan has teamed up with handmade shop ReForm School for an amazing new series of crafty classes: Home Ec!

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Hand-Embroidered Felted Wool and Recycled Bicycle Parts Make the Bag!

Hand-Embroidered Felted Wool and Recycled Bicycle Parts Make the Bag!

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Check out how Miss Frugality combines wool, hand-stitching, and metal parts from a bike to create a beautiful handbag!

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A Tale of Two Sweaters

A Tale of Two Sweaters

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This green project (literally) saved one sweater from the trash bin and the other from a very drab existence.

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Creative Recycling in Embroidery

Creative Recycling in Embroidery

Sometimes all you need is a book to get you going...

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Get Organized in 2009! A Perfect Place for All Your Patterns

Get Organized in 2009! A Perfect Place for All Your Patterns

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If you're anything like me, you have embroidery and sewing patterns all over your house, but with a quick trip to the office-supply store you'll be able to organize them all.

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How to Draft a One-Seam Skirt in 30 Minutes

How to Draft a One-Seam Skirt in 30 Minutes

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You can make this pattern, cut it out of stretch velvet, and have it sewn together in plenty of time for a New Year's Eve party!

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How to Rescale a Single Embroidery Design and Make a Snazzy Pillow

How to Rescale a Single Embroidery Design and Make a Snazzy Pillow

Start the New Year off with a fresh look for your couch or bed with this bolster pillow. Sometimes all you need is one design...in three sizes! Here's how to mix three fabrics together with a single design that's been converted into small, medium, and larger.

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How to Make a Roll-Up Tool Organizer, Complete with Embroidered Size Labels

How to Make a Roll-Up Tool Organizer, Complete with Embroidered Size Labels

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Organize your wrenches, chisels, paintbrushes, or whatever you're into with these quick tool rolls. Whether you make the luxe version out of leather or the durable standby out of denim, your tools will be organized and ready to go when you need them!

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How to Make a Personalized Handkerchief for Him

How to Make a Personalized Handkerchief for Him

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Here's a very personal handmade something special for your guy that he can carry with him wherever he goes. This project will show you how to hoop and embroider on a handkerchief without distorting it.

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